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News on insurance and reinsurance industry hiring, appointments and people move news and announcements. Covering key hires and people moves across the global reinsurance, commercial and specialty insurance markets.

Willis Re appoints new Head of London Market Reinsurance Claims

25th March 2019

Willis Re, the global reinsurance arm of broker Willis Towers Watson (WTW), has appointed claims veteran Steve Robson as Head of London Market Reinsurance Claims, effective today. Robson has 36 years of experience in the sector, and brings extensive client-side experience to the role, supporting the closer alignment of the servicing ... Read the full article

Lloyd’s announces departure of CRO Hilary Weaver

25th March 2019

Hilary Weaver, Chief Risk Officer at Lloyd’s of London, is to leave the organisation at the end of March 2019. Weaver joined Lloyd’s in 2004 as Head of Internal Audit and became CRO in April 2016, joining Lloyd’s Executive Committee. Her responsibilities included risk management, compliance, international regulatory affairs, government affairs and ... Read the full article

Resolution Life adds John Hele as President, COO

22nd March 2019

Resolution Life has announced the appointment of John Hele as President and Chief Operating Officer. Hele joins from MetLife where he served as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer between 2012 and 2018. He has held senior roles at Arch Capital Group Limited, ING Group NV, Worldinsure Limited, Merrill Lynch and ... Read the full article

Chubb appoints new Division Head of A&H for Singapore

22nd March 2019

Global insurer Chubb has named Serene Neo as Division Head of Accident & Health (A&H) for Singapore, effective March 25th. Reporting to Chubb's Country President for Singapore, Scott Simpson, Neo takes responsibility for leading the company's A&H Division. She joins the firm with more than 15 years industry experience in banking and financial ... Read the full article

Arch appoints Pasquesi to replace Iordanou as Chairman

22nd March 2019

Bermuda-based re/insurance firm Arch Capital has appointed current Lead Director of its Board John Pasquesi to succeed Constantine Iordanou (also known as Dinos) as Chairman. Pasquesi will step into the Chairman role upon the completion of Iordanou’s term. Iordanou joined Arch in 2002 and went on to serve as Chief Executive Officer ... Read the full article

Chaucer adds China Re’s Zuo Huiqiang as Non-Exec Director

21st March 2019

Specialty international re/insurance group Chaucer has announced the appointment of  Zuo Huiqiang as a Non-Executive Director of Chaucer Syndicates Limited, the group’s Lloyd’s managing agency. Zuo is Deputy General Manager of China Re P&C and has overall responsibility for China Re’s international businesses and development worldwide. He also has overall management responsibility ... Read the full article

Peter Mullen rejoins Artex as CEO

21st March 2019

Artex Risk Solutions, a provider of insurance, reinsurance, and alternative risk management solutions, has announced that Peter Mullen has re-joined the company as Chief Executive Officer (CEO). He takes over from former CEO David McManus, who will assume the new role of Chairman going forward. Mullen, whose return was first announced ... Read the full article

Orchid Insurance names John Lumelleau as Chairman

21st March 2019

Orchid Underwriters Agency, LLC (Orchid Insurance), a specialty underwriter of catastrophe exposed property insurance, has named John L. Lumelleau as Chairman of its Board of Directors. Lumelleau previously served as the CEO of Lockton Companies, Inc. for 17 years before retiring in April 2017. As Chairman of Orchid, he succeeds Steve Carlsen, ... Read the full article

SCOR Global P&C names Reinsurance CEO, reshuffles leadership team

20th March 2019

French reinsurance firm SCOR has made a number of senior appointments within its Global P&C division. Effective April 1, Michel Blanc is promoted to Chief Executive Officer of Reinsurance and replaces Jean-Paul Conoscente after having been appointed to lead the division earlier this year. Also effective April 1, Christoph Spichtig is promoted ... Read the full article

Specialist MGU PERse opens Miami office, announces new hires

19th March 2019

Specialist Managing General Underwriter (MGU) PERse has announced a series of appointments following the opening of its new office in Miami, Florida. PERse’s Miami office is primarily responsible for the underwriting of renewable energy projects in Latin America and will be lead by Marco Broccolo, who joined the company earlier this ... Read the full article

Allianz (AGCS) makes senior adjustments

19th March 2019

Allianz’ corporate insurance carrier, Allianz Global Corporate & Specialty (AGCS), is appointing its current Chief Underwriting Officer, Corporate, Hartmut Mai to the Board role of AGCS Chief Regions and Markets Officer for the company’s three strategic business units: Central & Eastern Europe (CEE), Mediterranean and Africa. This announcement comes as AGCS ... Read the full article

Liberty Specialty promotes Paul Sankey to Global Head of Oil & Gas

19th March 2019

Liberty Specialty Markets (LSM), a division of Liberty Mutual Insurance Group, has named Paul Sankey as its new Global Head of Oil & Gas, in addition to his role as Head of the Energy & Construction teams in London. The promotion of Sankey, who has been with Liberty for 14 years, ... Read the full article

Antares adds Martin Campbell as Head of Financial Institutions

18th March 2019

Antares, the Lloyd’s managing agent and member of the QIC Group, has appointed Martin Campbell as Head of Financial Institutions at Antares Syndicate 1274, effective immediately. Campbell arrives from The Channel Syndicate, where he most recently served as Head of Financial Lines and was a founding partner in 2011. He has 30 ... Read the full article

Insurtech INSTANDA adds Swiss Re’s Trevor Davis as Managing Director

18th March 2019

INSTANDA, a cloud-based digital insurance platform, has appointed former senior Swiss Re executive Trevor Davis to the newly created role of managing director, effective immediately. Davis was previously Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Swiss Re’s Life and Pensions operation and has over 20 years’ experience in the Life, Pensions and Health ... Read the full article

David Ripton joins WTW to lead Broking, Global Marine, CRB

15th March 2019

Global insurance and reinsurance broker, Willis Towers Watson (WTW), has announced the appointment of David Ripton as Head of Broking, Global Marine in its Corporate Risk and Broking (CRB) unit. Ripton joins the firm from rival brokerage Marsh, where since 2014 he held the position of Chief Executive Officer (CEO) for ... Read the full article